Consumers Exert Ownership

Jeff Nolan | September 9th

I have written on several occasions about how social network users and online community members have exerted their shared ownership of a service to affect changes in policy and feature. This comes about...»

Tech Giants Epic Patent Battle Raises Questions for Android, Backlash for Apple

Maria Pila | September 9th

For the past few weeks, we’ve been hearing about these mobile patent wars defining the future of the mobile industry.  The most recent development is Apple's success after filing for an injunction with the...»

HDS Buys BlueArc, Any Surprises Here?

Greg Schulz | September 9th

Technically here in the northern hemisphere it is still summer, so there is another summer wedding to announce.

The other day Hitachi Data Systems (aka HDS) announced that they

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Intel: The Software Company

Tom Foremski | September 9th

Intel recently held a one-day conference in San Francisco focused on its software efforts, which are an increasingly important part of its business. The importance of software to Intel is highlighted by the fact that it devoted an...»

Sprint Keeps Unlimited Data Plan, Even for the iPhone

Mellisa Tolentino | September 9th

Rumors of the iPhone 5 debuting in Sprint is getting bigger as October nears and expectations of a new handset continue to grow. Sources say that Sprint will be keeping their unlimited data plan...»

HP Wants Quick PC Spin-Off, Dell Sees Opportunity

Mellisa Tolentino | September 9th

Hewlett-Packard just unveiled new all-in-one desktops which will start rolling out this month amidst an impending PC spinoff.  What they’re doing is just plain confusing.  The thing that should concern HP, aside from possibly losing...»

The Next Phase of Microblogging

Alex Williams | September 9th

Microblogging received a lot of criticism in its early days as one-dimensional. Its value quickly caught on as new features were added by companies such as Yammer, Tibco Tibbr, Qontext and a host of others. Now...»

Microsoft, Google Cloud Outages Affect Millions

John Casaretto | September 9th

Microsoft’s cloud-based email services experienced a global outage affecting millions of Hotmail, Office365, SkyDrive, and other Microsoft Live-based products earlier today.  Reports are that most of the services are now restored and coming back online,...»

Kinect Games Help in Early Diagnosis of Illness

Cherr Aira | September 9th

Big data's existence is already a recognizable, but it remains a somewhat immeasurable entity in the information technology sphere. The complex side of this would send experts to seek out storage for the massive amount...»

Google’s Birthday Week: from Oracle Lawsuit to Zagat Deal

Mellisa Tolentino | September 9th

Google started the week by celebrating 13 years in the industry.  I did a piece highlighting theirs feats in the span of those 13 years.  While most were game-changing, some were just viewed as...»